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NFL preseason underway: Dates, times and television schedule

Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   Aug. 7, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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For many sports fans, football season can't come soon enough.

Fortunately, the start of the NFL regular schedule is just a month away, kicking off September 5th when the Superbowl champion Baltimore Ravens tackle the Broncos in Denver.

While most starters won't play the bulk of the preseason, four weeks of football are already underway. The preseason kicked off Sunday with the Dallas Cowboys 24-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the Hall of Fame game.

Week 1 proper starts Thursday with the Cincinnati Bengals taking on the Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks paying a visit to the San Diego Chargers.

The following is the full schedule for the four weeks of the preseason, including television coverage (all times Eastern).

Week One Aug. 8 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Baltimore Ravens vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Aug. 8 -- 8 p.m. -- Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons -- ESPN Aug. 8 -- 8 p.m. -- Washington Redskins vs. Tennessee Titans Aug. 8 -- 8 p.m. -- St. Louis Rams vs. Clevelands Browns Aug. 8 -- 9 p.m. -- Denver Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers Aug. 8 -- 10 p.m. -- Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers -- NFL Network Aug. 9 -- 7:30 p.m. -- New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles -- NFL Network Aug. 9 -- 7:30 p.m. -- New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions Aug. 9 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Miami Dolphins vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Aug. 9 -- 8 p.m. -- Arizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers Aug. 9 -- 8 p.m. -- Chicago Bears vs. Carolina Panthers Aug. 9 -- 8 p.m. -- Kansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints Aug. 9 -- 10 p.m. -- Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders -- NFL Network Aug. 10 -- 7:30 p.m. -- New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers -- NFL Network Aug. 11 -- 1:30 p.m. -- Buffalo Bills vs. Indianapolis Colts -- NFL Network

Week Two Aug. 15 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns Aug. 15 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens Aug. 15 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles Aug. 15 -- 8 p.m. -- San Diego Chargers vs. Chicago Bears -- ESPN

Aug. 16 -- 7 p.m. -- Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills Aug. 16 -- 8 p.m. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New England Patriots -- FOX Aug. 16 -- 8 p.m. -- Oakland Raiders vs. New Orleans Saints Aug. 16 -- 8 p.m. -- San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Aug. 17 -- 4:30 p.m. -- Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals -- NFL Network Aug. 17 -- 7 p.m. -- Tennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals Aug. 17 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New York Jets -- NFL Network Aug. 17 -- 8 p.m. -- Miami Dolphins vs. Houston Texans Aug. 17 -- 8 p.m. -- Green Bay Packers vs. St. Louis Rams Aug. 17 -- 10 p.m. -- Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks -- NFL Network

Aug. 18 -- 7 p.m. -- Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Giants -- FOX Aug. 19 -- 8 p.m. -- Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins -- ESPN

Week Three Aug. 22 -- 7:30 p.m. -- New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions Aug. 22 -- 8 p.m. -- Carolina Panthers vs. Baltimore Ravens -- ESPN

Aug. 23 -- 8 p.m. -- Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers -- CBS Aug. 23 -- 10 p.m. -- Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders -- NFL Network

Aug. 24 -- 4:30 p.m. -- Buffalo Bills vs. Washington Redskins -- NFL Network Aug. 24 -- 7 p.m. -- New York Jets vs. New York Giants Aug. 24 -- 7 p.m. -- Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts Aug. 24 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins Aug. 24 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Aug. 24 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Aug. 24 -- 8 p.m. -- Atlanta Falcons vs. Tennessee Titans Aug. 24 -- 8 p.m. -- St. Louis Rams vs. Denver Broncos -- CBS Aug. 24 -- 8 p.m. -- Cincinnati Bengals vs. Dallas Cowboys Aug. 24 -- 10 p.m. -- San Diego Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals -- NFL Network Aug. 25 -- 4 p.m. -- New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans -- FOX Aug. 25 -- 8 p.m. -- Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers -- NBC

Week Four Aug. 29 -- 7 p.m. -- Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Jets Aug. 29 -- 7 p.m. -- Indianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals Aug. 29 -- 7 p.m. -- Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills Aug. 29 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Atlanta Falcons Aug. 29 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers Aug. 29 -- 7:30 p.m. -- Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Aug. 29 -- 7:30 p.m. -- New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins Aug. 29 -- 7:30 p.m. -- New York Giants vs. New England Patriots -- NFL Network Aug. 29 -- 8 p.m. -- Tennessee Titans vs. Minnesota Vikings Aug. 29 -- 8 p.m. -- Baltimore Ravens vs. St. Louis Rams Aug. 29 -- 8 p.m. -- Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears Aug. 29 -- 8 p.m. -- Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Aug. 29 -- 8 p.m. -- Houston Texans vs. Dallas Cowboys Aug. 29 -- 9 p.m. -- Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos Aug. 29 -- 10 p.m. -- San Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers -- NFL Network Aug. 29 -- 10 p.m. -- Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks

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